As winter wraps its chilly arms around us, there’s nothing like a cozy hot drink to add warmth and comfort to the season. In this article, we’ve gathered 12 recipes for delightful hot beverages that go beyond your regular cup of cocoa, promising to be the perfect companions for those chilly winter nights. From spiced teas to indulgent hot chocolates, get ready to warm up your winter with these soul-soothing and flavorful drinks.
Japanese Milk Tea Recipe
Japanese Milk Tea or Japanese Royal Milk Tea is a creamy blend of sugar, milk, water, and black tea. It’s a popular Japanese drink that pairs perfectly with a number of snacks and would be an excellent choice to serve at any tea time!
How to Make Butter Tea
Butter Tea is a popular drink in Bhutan made from mixing black tea with cream and butter. Perfect for keeping warm on a cold day, Butter Tea is a unique and delicious treat!
Mulled Wine in the Instant Pot
This recipe for Mulled Wine is guaranteed to keep you warm and cozy during those fall and winter months. You can make this recipe in the Instant Pot for a hands-off, 3 minute drink that will impress your guests and taste delicious while bundled up for the evening.
Chai Tea is a loose-leaf black tea spiced with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and black pepper. It is usually served with a splash of milk and honey or sugar.
Hot Buttered Rum
Filled with your favorite holiday spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, this Hot Buttered Rum is a cocktail you will want to enjoy all season long!
Polar Express Hot Chocolate
All aboard the Polar Express! This Polar Express Hot Chocolate is rich, creamy, chocolatey, and festive. Put on a Christmas movie, curl up on the couch and sip on this decadent treat. It takes less than 10 minutes to make!
Golden Milk – Easy Turmeric Latte
This Golden Milk recipe is made with a turmeric paste and has hints of vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, and cardamon. Enjoy this warm spiced golden milk every day for a healthy morning drink. This Golden Milk recipe makes a small jar of turmeric paste, which you can quickly whisk into your daily cup of spiced Golden Milk.
Hot Pumpkin Spice Drink for Ultimate Coziness
If you’re looking for something cozy, this Hot Pumpkin Spice Drink is exactly what you need! It’s delicious in the morning as a coffee substitute, and comforting in the evening when you need to wind down and relax. You can think of it as a hot chocolate made with pumpkin, or a pumpkin spice latte without the espresso. In either case, don’t skimp on the whipped cream 😉
Spiced Gingerbread Coffee Recipe
Gingerbread coffee is a spiced coffee recipe that will fill you with holiday cheer! Each sip of the sweet gingerbread spice blend is guaranteed to put you in the spirit of the season.
Red Wine Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows and Whipped Cream Topping
Red wine hot chocolate with marshmallows and whipped cream topping – an indulgent hot drink that’s definitely for grown ups only!
S’mores Coffee with Marshmallow
This decadent S’mores Coffee with marshmallow tastes like your favorite s’mores treat with a coffee boost. It’s a chocolate-flavored coffee, sweetened with marshmallow fluff and lightened up with vanilla milk. Top it with whipped cream, a chocolate drizzle, and graham cracker crumbs for a totally indulgent sip any time of day!
Hot Chocolate with Cheese
This Colombian Hot Chocolate with Cheese is a very common and delicious drink in Colombia! The hot chocolate is rich, and the cheese makes the drink creamy!